Conducting research: A selected bibliography of Inforum holdings

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Here is a comprehensive listing of Inforum resources on research methodology.  Items may appear in more than one sub-category.  Items marked with * may have earlier editions in the stacks.

Some of these items may be at the Downsview offsite storage location, but can be requested by using the REQUEST link in the catalogue record.

For information on resources in other U of T libraries, search the catalogue

Try these subject headings:

  • Research methodology
  • [topic] research methodology, e.g.  information science research methodology
  • Questionnaires
  • Focus groups
  • Qualitative research
  • Quantitative research

Table of contents

General
Qualitative & quantitative research
Mixed method research
Media research methods
Ethnography
Literature search, evaluation & review
Surveys, focus groups, case studies & interviews
Statistics & bibliometrics
Thesis, dissertation & proposal writing
Discourse analysis
Interdisciplinary research
Digital research
Specifically for the information professions
 

GENERAL

Sage research methods online (current subscription via UTL).  Browse this extensive collection of full text research methodology handbooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries, books, articles, and more.  Includes videos and other tools.  Excellent collection for anyone doing social science research.  Browse the collection by selecting the blue content tab near the top of the screen.

Anderson, T., & Kanuka, H. (2003). E-research: Methods, strategies and issues. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon. Find it in print.

Babbie, E. (2007). The practice of social research, 11th ed.* Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth. Find it in print.

Badke, W. B. (2008). Research strategies: Finding your way through the information fog, 3rd. ed.* New York: iUniverse, Inc. Find it in print.

Bickman, L., & Rog, D. J. (Eds.). (2009). The SAGE Handbook of applied social research methods 2nd ed.* Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications. Find it in print.

Booth, W. C., Colomb, G. G., & Williams, J. M. (2008). The craft of research, 3rd ed.* Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Find it online

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Social Sciences, & Humanities Research Council of Canada. (2010). Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans. Ottawa: Interagency Secretariat on Research Ethics. Find it in print or online.

Clandinin, D. J. (2013). Engaging in narrative inquiry. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print.

Creswell, J. W. (2014). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches, 4th ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. Find it in print.

Crotty, M. (1998). The foundations of social research: Meaning and perspective in the research process. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Gustavsson, B. (Ed.). (2007). The principles of knowledge creation: Research methods in the social sciences. Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. Find it in print.

Jason, L. A., & Glenwick, D. S. (Eds.). (2012). Methodological approaches to community-based research. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. Find it in print.

Kempf-Leonard, Kimberly (Ed.). (2005). Encyclopedia of social measurement. Amsterdam: Elsevier Academic Press. Find it in print.

Kerlinger, F. N., & Lee, H. B. (2000). Foundations of behavioral research, 4th ed.* Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt College Publishers. Find it in print.

Leavy, P. (2013). Fiction as research practice: Short stories, novellas, and novels. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print

Lewis-Beck, M. S., Bryman, A., & Futing Liao, T. (2004). The Sage encyclopedia of social science research methods. Thousand Oaks: CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Marion, J. S., & Crowder, J. W. (2013). Visual research: A concise introduction to thinking visually. London: Bloomsbury. Find it in print

Mitchell, M. L., & Jolley, J. M. (2007). Research design explained, 6th ed. Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth. Find it in print.

Moore, N. (2006). How to do research: The complete guide to designing and managing research projects, 3rd rev. ed.* London: Facet. Find it in print.

Neuman, W. L. (2011). Social research methods: Qualitative and quantitative approaches, 7th ed.* Boston: Pearson/AandB. Find it in print.

O'Neill, P. & Wilson, M. (2015). Curating research. London: Open Editions; Amsterdam: de Appel. Find it in print

Prior, L. (2003). Using documents in social research. London, UK: Sage. Find it in print.

Pryor, G. (2011). Managing research data. London: Facet Publishing. Find it in print.

Sathi, A. (2012). Big data analytics: Disruptive technologies for changing the game. Boise ID: MC Press. Find it in print

Sproull, N. L. (2002). Handbook of research methods: A guide for practitioners and students in the social sciences, 2nd ed.* Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. Find it in print.

Stanczak, G. C. (2007). Visual research methods: Image, society, and representation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Find it in print.

Streiner, D. L., & Sidani, S. (Eds.). (2010). When research goes off the rails: Why it happens and what you can do about it. New York: Guilford Press. Find it in print.

Van Peer, W., Hakemulder, J., & Zyngier, S. (2007). Muses and measures: Empirical research methods for the humanities. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars. Find it in print.

Vartanian, T. P. (2011). Secondary data analysis. New York: Oxford University Press. Find it in print.

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QUALITATIVE & QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

Anfara, V. A., & Mertz, N. T. (2006). Theoretical frameworks in qualitative research. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. Find it in print.

Berg, B. L. (2007). Qualitative research methods for the social sciences, 6th ed.* Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Find it in print.

Charmaz, K. (2006). Constructing grounded theory: A practical guide through qualitative analysis. London: Sage. Find it in print.
 
Corbin, J., & Strauss, A. (2008). Basics of qualitative research: Techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory, 3rd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Creswell, J. W. (2013). Qualitative inquiry & research design: Choosing among five approaches (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Find it in print.

Creswell, J. W. (2009). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches, 3rd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Davies, M. & Hughes, N. (2014). Doing a successful research project: Using qualitative or quantitative methods. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Find it in print.

Davis, C. S. (2014). Conversations about qualitative communication research: Behind the scenes with leading scholars. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print.

Denzin, N. K., & Giardina, M. D., eds. (2014). Qualitative inquiry outside the academy. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print.

Denzin, N. K., & Lincoln, Y. S. (Eds.). (2011). The SAGE handbook of qualitative research (4th ed.). Los Angeles: SAGE. Find it in print.

Eriksson, P., & Kovalainen, A. (2008). Qualitative methods in business research. Los Angeles: SAGE. Find it in print.

Galman, S.C. (2013). The good, the bad, and the data: Shane the lone ethnographer's guide to qualitative data analysis. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print

Glazier, J. D., & Powell, R. R. (Eds.). (1992). Qualitative research in information management. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited. Find it in print.

Golden-Biddle, K., & Locke, K. D. (1997). Composing qualitative research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Find it in print.

Gorman, G. E., & Clayton, P. (2005). Qualitative research for the information professional: A practical handbook, 2nd ed.* London: Facet. Find it in print.

Hai-Jew, S. (ed.) (2015). Enhancing qualitative and mixed methods research with technology. Hershey PA: Information Science Reference an Imprint of IGI Global. Find it in print

Huberman, A. M., & Miles, M. B. (2002). The qualitative researcher's companion.
Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage. Find it in print.

Janesick, V. J. (2010). Oral history for the qualitative researcher: Choreographing the story. New York: Guilford Press. Find it in print.

Jensen, K. B. (Ed.). (2012). A handbook of media and communication research: Qualitative and quantitative methodologies (2nd ed.). London: Routledge. Find it in print or online

Leavy, P. (Ed.). (2014). The Oxford handbook of qualitative research. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press. Find it online

Marshall, C., & Rossman, G. B. (2006). Designing qualitative research, 4th ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Mason, J. (1996). Qualitative researching. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Mayan, M. J. (2009). Essentials of qualitative inquiry. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print.

Meloy, J. (2002). Writing the qualitative dissertation: Understanding by doing, 2nd ed. Manwah, NJ: Erlbaum Associates. Find it in print.

Morgan, D. L. (1997). Focus groups as qualitative research, 2nd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Neuman, W. L. (2011). Social research methods: Qualitative and quantitative approaches (7th ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Find it in print.

Olson, K. (2011). Essentials of qualitative interviewing. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print.

Palys, T. S., & Atchison, C. (2008). Research decisions: Quantitative and qualitative perspectives, 4th ed.* Scarborough: Thomson Nelson. Find it in print.

Piantanida, M., & Garman, N. B. (1999). The qualitative dissertation: A guide for students and faculty. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. Find it in print.

Sage encylopedia of qualitative research methods [e-resource]. (2008). Lisa M. Given (Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Salmons, J. (2016). Doing qualitative research online. London; Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print

Schwandt, T. A. (2001). Dictionary of qualitative inquiry, 2nd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Silverman, D. (2005). Doing qualitative research: A practical handbook, 2nd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Stebbins, R. A. (2001). Exploratory research in the social sciences. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Tesch, R. (1990). Qualitative research: Analysis types and software tools. Bristol, PA: Falmer Press. Find it in print

Thelwall, M. (2009). Introduction to webometrics: Quantitative web research for the social sciences. San Rafael, CA: Morgan & Claypool. Find it in print or online.

Trauth, E. M. (2001). Qualitative research in IS: Issues and trends. Hershey, PA: Idea Group. Find it in print

Walter, M. & Andersen, C. (2013). Indigenous statistics: A qualitative research methodology. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print

Wiles, R. (2013). What are qualitative research ethics? London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic. This is an open access book: Find it online

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MIXED METHOD RESEARCH

Creswell, J. W., & Clark, V. L. P. (2007). Designing and conducting mixed methods research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Creswell, J. W. (2009). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches, 3rd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Greene, J. C., & Caracelli, V. J. (Eds.). (1997). Advances in mixed-method evaluation: The challenges and benefits of integrating diverse paradigms. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Find it in print.

Hesse-Biber, S. & Johnson, R. B. (Eds.). (2015). The Oxford handbook of mixed methods research inquiry. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press. Find it online

Mertens, D.M. & Hesse-Biber, S. (Eds.). (2013). Mixed methods and credibility of evidence in evaluation. San Fransisco: Jossey-Bass. Find it in print

Tashakkori, A., & Teddlie, C. (Eds.). (2003). Handbook of mixed methods in social & behavioral research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Vogt, W. P., et. al. (2014). Selecting the right analyses for your data: Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. New York: The Guilford Press. Find it in print

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MEDIA RESEARCH METHODS

Anderson, J. A. (2012). Media research methods: Understanding metric and interpretive approaches. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Find it in print.

Bräuchler, B., & Postill, J. (Eds.). (2010). Theorising media and practice. New York: Berghahn Books. Find it in print.

Hansen, A. & Machin, D. (2013). Media and communication research methods. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Find it in print

Jensen, K. B. (Ed.). (2012). A handbook of media and communication research: Qualitative and quantitative methodologies (2nd ed.). London: Routledge. Find it in print
 
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ETHNOGRAPHY

DeWalt, K. M., & DeWalt, B. R. (2011). Participant observation: A guide for fieldworkers (2nd ed.). Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press. Find it in print.

Emerson, R. M., Fretz, R. I., & Shaw, L. L. (2011). Writing ethnographic fieldnotes (2nd ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Find it in print.

Galman, S.C. (2013). The good, the bad, and the data: Shane the lone ethnographer's guide to qualitative data analysis. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print

Hendry, J., & Fitznor, L. (Eds.). (2012). Anthropologists, indigenous scholars and the research endeavour: Seeking bridges towards mutual respect. New York: Routledge. Find it in print.

Hine, C. (2015). Ethnography for the Internet: Embedded, embodied and everyday. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic. FInd it in print

Ladner, S. (2014). Practical ethnography: A guide to doing ethnography in the private sector. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.  Find it in print.

LeCompte, M. D., & Schensul, J. J. (2010). Designing & conducting ethnographic research: An introduction (2nd ed.). Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press. Find it in print.

Nagata, D. K., Kohn-Wood, L., & Suzuki, L. A. (Eds.). (2012). Qualitative strategies for ethnocultural research. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Assocation. Find it in print.

Pelto, P. (2013). Applied ethnography: Guidelines for field research. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print.

Pink, S. (2013). Doing visual ethnography. London; Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Find it in print

Sturge, K. (2007). Representing others: Translation, ethnography, and the museum. Kinderhood, NY: InTrans Publications. Find it in print.

Wolcott, H. F. (2010). Ethnography lessons: A primer. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print.
 
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LITERATURE SEARCH, EVALUATION & REVIEW

Cooper, H. M. (1998). Synthesizing research: A guide for literature reviews, 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Fink. A. (2005). Conducting research literature reviews: From the Internet to paper, 2nd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Gash, S. (2000). Effective literature searching for research, 2nd ed. Aldershot, Hampshire: Gower. Find it in print.

Girden, E. R. (2011). Evaluating research articles from start to finish, 3rd ed.* Los Angeles, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Goldfinch, S., & Yamamoto, K. (2012). Prometheus assessed?: Research measurement, peer review, and citation analysis. Oxford: Chandos. Find it in print.

Hart, C. (1998). Doing a literature review: Releasing the social science research imagination. London: Sage. Find it in print.

Hernon, P., Dugan, R. E., & Nitecki, D. A. (2011). Engaging in evaluation and assessment research. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. Find it in print.

Katzer, J., Cook, K. H., & Crouch, W. W. (1998). Evaluating information: A guide for users of social science research, 4th ed.* Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill. Find it in print.

Locke, L. F., Silverman, S. J., & Spirduso, W. W. (2004). Reading and understanding research, 2nd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

O’Sullivan, R. G. (2004). Practicing evaluation: A collaborative approach. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Patriarche, G., et al., eds. (2014). Audience research methodologies: Between innovation and consolidation. New York; London: Routledge. Find it in print.

Rossi, P. H., Lipsey, M. W., & Freeman, H. E. (2004). Evaluation: A systematic approach, 7th ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

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SURVEYS, FOCUS GROUPS, CASE STUDIES & INTERVIEWS

Berdie, D. R., et al. (1986). Questionnaires: Design and use, 2nd ed.* Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press. Find it in print

Bourque, L. B., & Fielder, E. P. (1995). How to conduct self-administered and mail surveys. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Dillman, D. A. (2009). Mail and Internet surveys: The tailored design method, 3rd ed.* Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Find it in print.

Dillman, D. A., Smyth, J. D. and Christian, L. M. (2014). Internet, phone, mail, and mixed-mode surveys: The tailored design method. Hoboken: Wiley. Find it in print.

Edmunds, H. (1999). The focus group research handbook. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Business Books. Find it in print.

Engel, U., et. al. (eds.) (2015). Improving survey methods: Lessons from recent research. New York; Hove, East Sussex, UK: Routledge. Find it in print. 

Glitz, B. (1998). Focus groups for libraries and librarians. New York: Forbes Custom Pub. Find it in print.

Greenbaum, T. L. (1998). The handbook for focus group research, 2nd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Kamberelis, G. & Dimitriadis, G. (2013). Focus groups: From structured interviews to collective conversations. London; New York: Routledge. FInd it in print

Krueger, R. A., & Casey, M. A. (2000). Focus groups: A practical guide for applied research, 3rd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Mangione, T. W. (1995). Mail surveys: Improving the quality. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

McCracken, G. (1988). The long interview. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Morgan, D. L. (Ed.). (1993). Successful focus groups: Advancing the state of the art. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Morgan, D. L. (1997). Focus groups as qualitative research, 2nd ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Morgan, D. L., Krueger, R. A., & King, J. A. (1998). Focus group kit. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Repko, A. F., Newell, W. H., & Szostak, R. (2012). Case studies in interdisciplinary research. Los Angeles: SAGE. Find it in print.

Roulston, K. (2010). Reflective interviewing: A guide to theory and practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  Find it in print.

Salant, P., & Dillman, D. A. (1994). How to conduct your own survey. New York: Wiley. Find it in print.

Saris, W. E., & Gallhofer, I. N. (2007). Design, evaluation, and analysis of questionnaires for survey research. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Interscience. Find it in print.

Schonlau, M., Fricker, R. D., & Elliott, M. N. (2002). Conducting research surveys via e-mail and the Web. Santa Monica, CA: Rand. FinRd it in print.

Stewart, D.W. & Shamdasani, P.N. (2015). Focus groups: Theory and practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Find it in print

Wagner, M. M., & Mahmoodi, S. H. (1994). A focus group interview manual. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, Continuing Library Education Network and Exchange Round Table. Find it in print.

Ward, D. (2000). Getting the most out of web-based surveys. Chicago: American Library Association. Find it in print.

Yin, R. K. (2003). Case study research: Design and methods, 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

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STATISTICS & BIBLIOMETRICS

Blockmans, W. et. al., (Eds.). (2014). Bibliometrics: Use and abuse in the review of research performance. London: Portland Press. Find it in print

Borgman, C. L. (Ed.). (1990). Scholarly communication and bibliometrics. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Diodato, V. P. (1994). Dictionary of bibliometrics. New York: Haworth Press. Find it in print.

Hernon, P. (1994). Statistics: a component of the research process, Rev. ed. Norwood, NJ: Ablex. Find it in print.

Lipsey, M. W., & Wilson, D. B. (2001). Practical meta-analysisThousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Linneman, T. J. (2014). Social statistics: Managing data, conducting analyses, presenting results. New York: Routledge. Find it in print.  

McClave, J. T., & Sincich, T. (2000). Statistics, 8th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Find it in print.

Phillips, J. L. (2000). How to think about statistics, 6th ed.* New York: W. H. Freeman and Co. Find it in print.

Satin, A., & Shastry, W. (1993). Survey sampling: A non-mathematical guide, 2nd ed. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, Social Survey Methods Division. Find it in print.

Salkind, N. J. (2011). Statistics for people who (think they) hate statistics (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks: SAGE. Find it in print.

Stephen, P., & Hornby, S. (1997). Simple statistics for library and information professionals, 2nd ed.* London: Library Association Publishing. Find it in print.

Vaughan, L. (2001). Statistical methods for the information professional: A practical, painless approach to understanding, using, and interpreting statistics. Medford, NJ: Information Today. Find it in print.

Wolf, F. M. (1986). Meta-analysis: Quantitative methods for research synthesisBeverly Hills: Sage. Find it in print.

Wolfram, D. (2003). Applied informetrics for information retrieval research. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited. Find it in print.

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THESIS, DISSERTATION & PROPOSAL WRITING

Clark, I. L. (2007). Writing the successful theses and dissertation: Entering the conversation. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Find it in print.

Davis, G. B., & Parker, C. A. (1997). Writing the doctoral dissertation: A systematic approach, 2nd ed. Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s. Find it in print.

Fitzpatrick, J., Secrist, J., & Wright, D. J. (1998). Secrets for a successful dissertation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Garman, N. B., & Piantanida, M. (Eds.). (2006). The authority to imagine: The struggle toward representation in dissertation writing. New York: P. Lang. Find it in print.

Garson, G. D. (2002). Guide to writing empirical papers, theses, and dissertations. New York: Marcel Dekker Inc. Find it in print.

Gibaldi, J. MLA handbook for writers of research papers, 6th ed.* New York: Modern Language Association of America. Find it in print.

Kendall-Tackett, K. A. (2007). How to write for a general audience: A guide for academics who want to share their knowledge with the world and have fun doing it. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Find it in print.

Krathwohl, D. R. (1988). How to prepare a research proposal: Guidelines for funding and dissertations in the social and behavioral sciences, 3rd ed.* Syracuse, N.Y.: Distributed by Syracuse University Press. Find it in print.

Locke, L. F., Spirduso, W. W., & Silverman, S. J. (2007). Proposals that work: A guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals, 5th ed.* Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Mauch, J. E., & Park, N. (2003). Guide to the successful thesis and dissertation: A handbook for students and faculty, 5th ed.* New York: M. Dekker. Find it in print.

Meloy, J. (2002). Writing the qualitative dissertation: Understanding by doing, 2nd ed. Manwah, NJ: Erlbaum Associates. Find it in print.

Oliver, P. (2004). Writing your thesis. London, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Find it in print.

Piantanida, M., & Garman, N. B. (1999). The qualitative dissertation: A guide for students and faculty. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. Find it in print.

Punch, K. (2006). Developing effective research proposals, 2nd ed.* London: Sage. Find it in print.

Roberts, C. M. (2004). The dissertation journey: A practical and comprehensive guide to planning, writing, and defending your dissertation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. Find it in print.

Staines, G. M., Bonacci, M. A., & Johnson, K. (2008). Social sciences research: Research, writing, and presentation strategies for students, 2nd ed.* Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. Find it in print.

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DISCOURSE ANALYSIS

Dontcheva-Navratilova, O., & Povolná, R. (Eds.). (2012). Discourse interpretation: Approaches and applications. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Cambridge Scholars Pub. Find it in print.

Jenner, B. & Titscher, S. (2000). Methods of text and discourse analysis. London: SAGE. Find it in print or online.

Machin, D. & Mayr, A. (2012). How to do critical discourse analysis: A multimodal introduction. Los Angeles; London: SAGE. Find it in print.

Wetherell, M., Taylor, S. & Yates, J. Y. (2001). Discourse theory and practice: A reader. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Find it in print.

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INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH

Bahde, A., et. al. (Eds.). (2014). Using primary sources: Hands-on instructional exercises. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. Find it in print

Leavy, P. (2011). Essentials of transdisciplinary research: Using problem-centered methodologies. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. Find it in print.

Repko, A. F., Newell, W. H., & Szostak, R. (2012). Case studies in interdisciplinary research. Los Angeles: SAGE. Find it in print.

Simonsen, J., Bærenholdt, J. O., & Büscher, M. (Eds.). (2010). Design research: Synergies from interdisciplinary perspectives. New York: Routledge. Find it in print.

Smith, L., & Narayan, A. (Eds.). (2012). Research beyond borders: Multidisciplinary reflections. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Find it in print.

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DIGITAL RESEARCH

Arthur, P. L., & Bode, K. (eds.) (2014). Advancing digital humanities: Research, methods, theoriesHoundmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. Find it in print

Baofu, P. (2008). Future of post-human knowledge: A preface to a new theory of methodology and ontology. Oxford: Chandos Publishing. Find it in print.

Cairns, P., & Cox, A. L. (Eds.). (2011). Research methods for human-computer interaction. New York: Cambridge University Press. Find it in print.

Deegan, M., & McCarty, W. (Eds.). (2012). Collaborative research in the digital humanities. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Pub. Find it in print.

Diviacco, P., et. al. (eds.) (2015). Collaborative knowledge in scientific research networks. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, an Imprint of IGI Global. Find it in print

Dutton, W. H., & Jeffreys, P. W. (2010). World wide research: Reshaping the sciences and humanities. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Find it in print

Gardiner, E. & Musto, R. G. (2015). The digital humanities: A primer for students and scholars. New York: Cambridge University Press. Find it online

Gubrium, A. & Harper, K. (2013). Participatory visual and digital methods. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press. FInd it in print

Hai-Jew, S. (ed.) (2015). Enhancing qualitative and mixed methods research with technology. Hershey PA: Information Science Reference an Imprint of IGI Global. Find it in print.

Jankowski, N. W. (Ed.). (2009). E-research: Transformation in scholarly practice. New York: Routledge. Find it in print or online.

Jockers, M. (2013). Macroanalysis: Digital methods and literary history. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Find it in print

Mejova, Y., et. al., (Eds.). (2015). Twitter: A digital socioscope. New York: Cambridge University Press. Find it online

Price, S., Jewitt, C., & Brown, B. (Eds.). (2013). SAGE handbook of digital technology research. London: SAGE. Find it in print

Schreibman, S., et. al., (Eds.). (2016). A new companion to digital humanities. West Sussex: John WIley & Sons Inc. Find it online

Sieckenius de Souza, C., & Leitão, C. F. (Eds.). (2009). Semiotic engineering methods for scientific research in HCI. San Rafael, CA: Morgan & Claypool. Find it in print or online.

Thelwall, M. (2009). Introduction to webometrics: Quantitative web research for the social sciences. San Rafael, CA: Morgan & Claypool. Find it in print or online.

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SPECIFICALLY FOR THE INFORMATION PROFESSIONS

Accardi, M. T., Drabinski, E., & Kumbier, A. (Eds.). (2010). Critical library instruction: Theories and methods. Duluth, MN: Library Juice Press. Find it in print.

Andretta, S. (2012). Ways of experiencing information literacy: Making the case for a relational approach. Cambridge: Chandos. Find it in print.

Avison, D., & Pries-Heje, J. (Eds.). (2005). Research in information systems: A handbook for research supervisors and their students. Amsterdam: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann. Find it in print.

Barnes, N. D. (2014). Research methods for the RIM Professional. Overland Park, KS: ARMA International. Find it in print 

Beck, S. E., & Manuel, K. (2008). Practical research methods for librarians and information professionals. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers. Find it in print.

Case, D. O. (2007). Looking for information: A survey of research on information seeking, needs, and behaviour, 2nd ed.* Burlington, MA: Academic Press. Find it in print.

Connaway, L. S., & Powell, R. R. (2010). Basic research methods for librarians (5th ed.). Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. Find it in print.

Cook, D., & Farmer, L. (Eds.). (2011). Using qualitative methods in action research: How librarians can get to the why of data. Chicago: Association of College Research Libraries. Find it in print.

Farmer, L. S. J. (2003). How to conduct action research: A guide for library media specialists. Chicago: American Association of School Librarians. Find it in print.

Gaillet, L. et. al. (Eds.). (2015). Landmark: Essays on archival research. New York: Routledge. Find it in print

Glitz, B. (1998). Focus groups for libraries and librarians. New York: Forbes Custom Pub. Find it in print.

Goodmen, V. D. (2011). Qualitative research and the modern library. Oxford: Chandos Publishing. Find it in print.

Gorman, G. E., & Clayton, P. (2005). Qualitative research for the information professional: A practical handbook, 2nd ed.* London: Facet. Find it in print.

Grebner, L. A. (2009). Ethics case studies for health information management. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar. Find it in print.

Green, R. A. (2011). Case study research: A program evaluation guide for librarians. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. Find it in print.

Losee, Jr., R. M., & Worley, K. A. (1993). Research and evaluation for information professionals. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. Find it in print.

Mackey, T. P., & Jacobson, T. E. (Eds.). (2011). Teaching information literacy online. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers. Find it in print.

Pickard, A. J., et al. (2013). Research methods in information, 2nd ed.* Chicago: Neal-Schuman. Find it in print.

Powell, R. R., & Connaway, L. S. (2004). Basic research methods for librarians, 4th ed.* Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited. Find it in print.

Stephen, P., & Hornby, S. (1997). Simple statistics for library and information professionals, 2nd ed.* London: Library Association Publishing. Find it in print.

Vaughan, L. (2001). Statistical methods for the information professional: A practical, painless approach to understanding, using, and interpreting statistics. Medford, NJ: Information Today. Find it in print.  [A second copy of this title is available in the stacks.]

Trauth, E. M. (2001). Qualitative research in IS: Issues and trends. Hershey, PA: Idea Group. Find it in print.

Wildemuth, B. M. (2009). Applications of social research methods to questions in information and library science. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited. Find it in print.
 
Wallace, D. P., & Fleet, C. V. (2012). Research and evaluation in library and information science: Knowledge into action. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. Find it in print.
 
Willcocks, L.P. et. al. (Eds.). (2015). Formulating research methods for information systems. New York: Palgrave Macillan. FInd it in print or online
 
Williamson, K., & Bow, A. (2002). Research methods for students, academics and professionals: Information management and systems, 2nd ed.* Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia: Centre for Information Studies, Charles Sturt University. Find it in print.

-- Compiled by Nalini Singh; updated by Katie Wilson -- April 2016